Why is my website so slow

Free website load time test

Learn what exactly is slowing your website down and get actionable tips

Uptrends ‘free website load time test gives you a snapshot of how your desktop or mobile users experience your website. You get everything you need to make informed decisions about the performance of your website and its content. Explore your Google PageSpeed ​​Insights score, recommendations for improvements, key page metrics, and waterfall reports on your page loading progress.

First we start a browser of your choice: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer or PhantomJS. While your page loads, the tool keeps track of all the details. You can compare your website performance on different devices and networks as well as in different countries around the world. You may also find that third-party content that has not been optimized is slowing down your site.

Analysis of every single object

With the loading time test for your website, you can find out the number and size of your page objects, the assignment of images, script files, CSS files, HTML files and the domains of origin of these elements.

The waterfall report gives the URL, the loading time progress, the request and response headers and the connection data for each object. You identify slow loading objects, objects not found and bottlenecks on your site so that you know where to start to get the performance back under control.

Compare page load times in Chrome, Firefox and IE

Of course, Chrome has a 60 percent user base, but that also means millions of people use other browsers. The market share of Firefox and IE is around 16 among desktop users. Make sure all of your other users have a great browsing experience too.

Uptrends always uses the latest browser version for your website load time test. Most other load time testers use older browser versions.

Check your website load time in locations around the world

With the free website loading time test you can choose from 10 worldwide checkpoint locations (log in and get access to 226 checkpoints). Our checkpoints are located on servers in or near the places where your users live, so you get performance data that reflects the experience of your users. You can identify and resolve network latency issues affecting your users.

A fast website for better SEO

Did you know that slower loading times on mobile devices can affect your website's position in Google's rankings? Google rates the loading time of your website on mobile devices and uses your value to decide where your website is ranked for a search term. You can have the best content, but your mobile load time can literally drag you down.

Optimize with Google PageSpeed ​​Insights

Everyone loves a website that loads quickly. In fact, websites that load quickly lead to a higher conversion rate, fewer page abandons, and better user loyalty. The load time test tool offers suggestions for optimization so that you can focus your efforts and get the best results.

Publish your website load time test results

Do you need a copy of your test results for later or do you want to forward them to someone else? Use the Share Results button and copy the shareable link to your clipboard. Send the link to the test result to your team via your preferred communication channels.

Testing the mobile website load time

Google ranks your site based on its mobile loading time and mobile internet users have outstripped the number of desktop users. Select the size of the browser window that we are using for the test and display the result of the loading time. We have already integrated the most popular devices for your tests.

Simulate lower bandwidths

Wouldn't it be great if we all had super fast connections all the time? Unfortunately this is not the case. That's why we've provided you with bandwidth throttling so that you can test with lower connection speeds. The throttling gives you a better representation of the performance of your website for different network connections.

Request and response headers for deeper insight

HTTP request and response headers contain useful information that will help you understand specific checks. Examine them for slow and not found objects.

A website load time test is not enough. Automate your tests!

Test your website loading time 24/7

You cannot test the loading time of your website yourself all day long. You must have better things to do. But don't worry, Uptrends has your back. Uptrends monitors every item on your site for you so you can take care of other things. If something is wrong, we'll let you know.

Test website load time based on your users' location

The density of Uptrends ‘226 checkpoints allows you to test the performance of your website from the same locations and over the same Internet infrastructure that your visitors use every day. You will discover latency issues that are not visible with a smaller network of test sites.

Daily web performance reports

Uptrends ‘Reports show you the data to identify problem locations and performance trends. You get graphs and data that you can use to identify low points in performance over days, weeks and months. You record occasional performance peaks and trends.

Find out about a problem in front of users

Even the slightest change to your website or the system it relies on can ruin your efforts to maintain a good website. With web performance monitoring you can automate your tests and find out the moment a problem occurs with your website that affects its performance.

Alert messages when your website is slowing down

Uptrends ‘advanced alerting options let you know if there are discrepancies in content, response size and response code, or if there is a failed authentication. Use SMS, e-mail, voice messages, webhooks or integrations such as Slack and PagerDuty.

Don't forget the availability of the website

HTTP / HTTPS probes are the most popular types of probes at Uptrends. Use the availability monitoring to continuously monitor the availability of your website. Performance and availability monitoring together ensure that your website is available and loads quickly. If that is not the case, you will find out.

Run the website load time test every 5 minutes

The first steps for automated web performance testing are very easy. Uptrends can help you improve and keep your website loading time.

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